Children will enjoy cutting along the dotted lines in the direction of the colourful balloons! Make sure that they stop just before the balloon, and start with the easiest path first!
Cutting Skills - Themed Lines
For children who need a little more "interest" on the page than our plainer Cutting Skills Simple Lines printables provide, these pages offer them something to cut towards! There are two types of worksheet here: one type with four straight lines for beginners, and a second type that starts with a straight line and then get slightly more difficult each time. A fun way to practice those scissor skills and perhaps tie in with your current Topic work, season or holiday, too.
Younger children will enjoy practising their cutting skills by starting on the dot and working their way along the dotted lines to the beach ball. You could also use this printable for tracing practice.
Children cut along the dotted lines in the direction of the birds - starting with a simple straight line and getting progressively more confident as they go, we hope!
These funny bunnies are the incentive for some careful cutting skills practice on this fun printable! Chidlren start with a straight line and then follow the increasingly difficult dotted paths with their scissors...
We've got four pretty butterflies on this printable for your children to cut towards, following along the dotted lines as carefully as they can!
Here's a fun way to introduce cutting skills to the kids - especially those that love dinosaurs! Ask them to cut carefully along the dotted lines, stopping short of the dinosaur each time.
Children can practice their scissor skills by cutting along the dotted lines on this Diwali cutting practice worksheet.
Children will have fun cutting along the dotted lines in the direction of the cute dogs. There's a simple straight line to begin with, then each line gets a little trickier as they become more confident...
Children can practice fine motor skills by trying to cut along the straight dotted lines to follow the flight of the doves on our doves cutting practice worksheet.
Children can practice their scissor skills by cutting along the dotted lines to reach (but not cut through) the falling autumn leaves at the end.
These rockets are shooting off into the sky! Children can practice their scissor skills by cutting along the dotted lines of their tracks on our fireworks cutting practice worksheet.
This fish cutting practice printable is aimed at beginners to scissors. We've given them four straight lines to cut along in the direction of the fish. Try to get them to stop just before the fish!
Younger children will enjoy practising their cutting skills by starting on the dot and working their way along the dotted lines to the pretty flowers. You could also use this printable for tracing practice.
Six progressively difficult dotted lines on this printable cutting practice sheet give your children plenty of scissor practice! The flowers add interest and allow you to tie the sheet in with a Spring or Summer theme, perhaps...
Here's a printable for your youngest children, to encourage them to use their scissors carefully. Cut along the dotted lines towards the footballs...
These funny little frogs really perk up this cutting skills printable! The kids should try to follow the lines carefully, stopping short of the frogs and starting with the top line.
There are four falling orchard fruit pictures on our fruit cutting practice worksheet! Children can cut along the dotted lines to reach the fruit - perfect for Harvest time.
Here is some spooky motor skills practice for children this Halloween. Print our Halloween cutting skills practice worksheet and have them try to cut along the dotted lines to the ghosts and witches.
Here's a weather-themed printable to help the kids use their scissors carefully and practise their cutting skills. Cut along the dotted lines towards the lightning strikes...
Our Mayflower cutting practice worksheet is a great way to get young children involved in learning about Thanksgiving. Cutting is a fun way to practice fine motor skills.
If children are going to practice their scissor skills, why not make it fun with the addition of these four funny minibeasts at the end of each line!
Here's a fun way to practice those important scissor skills! Cut along the lines from dot to monkey...
Children can practice cutting in a straight line with our printable cutting worksheet. Use child-friendly scissors to cut from the dot on the left to the athlete on the right!
Children can practice their fine motor skills with our owl cutting practice worksheet. There are four different dotted lines for them to cut along, all leading to a cute owl.
Children will enjoy cutting along the dotted lines in the direction of the funny parrots! Make sure that they stop just before the parrots, and start with the easiest path first...
Children will enjoy cutting along the dotted lines in the direction of the pirate ships - starting with a simple straight line and getting more confident with each trickier line, we hope!
Here's a starter worksheet for some cutting practice that plane-lovers should enjoy! We've provided four nice straight lines for them to cut along. Try to encourage them to stop short of the planes. After all, learning to stop cutting is just as important as learning to cut straight!
Kids can vroom along these dotted lines with their scissors as they chase the racing cars - hopefully without getting too excited! Careful cutting is the idea, of course...
There are four falling raindrops on this cutting practise worksheet. Children can cut along the dotted lines to reach the raindrops - perfect for a weather topic!
Cutting straight lines takes practice, but it's made more fun when the scissors are aiming for a horse and carriage! Just print and ask your child to cut as straight along the dotted lines as possible.
Print this simple page and get the children to cut along the dotted lines towards the snowflakes. It's a fun way to practice scissor skills, and each snowflake is a little harder than the last!
We think that children will love learning to use their scissors when they have something this enticing to aim for at the end! Four space rockets zoom off into the distance on this fun cutting skills worksheet...
Four cheeky spiders have woven a web for the children to practise their scissor skills on! Perfect for Halloween, an insect theme, or any time at all...
Cutting and tractors were two of my son's favourite things when he was young. Children will have so much fun trying to cut along the dotted lines to follow the tractor trails.